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Mini Bio (1)

Bryan Elsley was born on 17th of May 1961. He spent most of his childhood in the Edinburgh satellite town of Dalkeith. After graduating, he studied English and History at York University.

It was here he met a young student named Harry Enfield. The two of them shared a passion for taking the mickey and decided to form a comedy duo

  • which became known as 'Dusty and Dick'. 'Dusty and Dick's Lucky Escape
From The Germans' would sell out at the Edinburgh festival.

After parting from Enfield, Elsley took up a career in theatrical direction, then theatrical writing, then television writing. His seminal short film 'Govan Ghost Story' paved the way for other writing jobs on British serials. It was not, however, until his award winning adaptation of Ian Bank's 'The Crow Road' that Elsley began to be noticed, and has written several original series and films since then, including '40 with Eddie Izzard and 'Rose and Maloney' with Sarah Lancashire.

Bryan Elsley has three children. He lives in Islington, London.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Pippette.

Trivia (2)

One of his children is Jamie Brittain, with whom he co-created Skins (2007).
Bryan now has 4 children, Edith being born in 2008.

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